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Alpha1
28th March 2013, 10:31 AM
Would this be the ideal lens for birding??

http://www.dpreview.com/news/2013/03/27/SLR-Magic-releases-Monster-Lens-II-spotting-scope-for-Micro-Four-Thirds

I wonder if IBIS would cope with this monster handheld!! ;)

Imageryone
28th March 2013, 10:01 PM
That is some scope.............

Tordan58
31st March 2013, 04:31 PM
600 mm focal length is certainly useful but F/12 is not that great. I would rather look for sortering brighter with 80 mm diameter or so.

David M
31st March 2013, 04:51 PM
Not that cheap either, I paid 300 for a used Fujinon 600mm f/5.6. One of the lenses I wish I'd kept.